Hotchkiss resident Jimmie Ross Rule died Jan. 13, 2019, at Horizons Care Center. He was 80.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Mr. Rule was born in Golden April 1, 1938, to Vyrus and Vivian (Gleason) Rule. He spent much of his childhood in Steamboat Springs. He lived in Craig and Cedaredge prior to moving to Hotchkiss 25 years ago.
He enjoyed working on his classic cars, fishing, snowmobiling, playing guitar and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Teamsters union.
He is survived by two sons, Mitch (Debbie) Rule of Aurora and Donald (Lynelle) Rule of Austin; sisters-in-law, Maxine Rule of Pollock, Texas, and Rieta Rule of Anchorage, Alaska; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Verle, Raymond and Bennie; and a daughter, Brenda Rule.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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